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Ecclesiastical Dress

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The term “ecclesiastical” derives from the Greek ekklesiastikos, from ekklesia, an assembly or meeting called out, which in turn derives from ekkalein, to call forth or convoke, ek, out, and kalein, to call. This assembly often referred...

Christian Secular, Monastic, and Liturgical Dress in the Eastern Mediterranean

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The first Christian communities were established around the Mediterranean in the first century c.e. At that time there was not yet a unifying structure. By the second century, most communities observed three ranks in the local hierarchy...

Transgressive Uniforms in Contemporary Culture

Jennifer Craik

Jennifer Craik is Professor and Head of Fashion at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the study of fashion and dress. She has also researched aspects of cultural studies, cultural policy, and arts funding. Her publications include: The Face of Fashion (Routledge, 1993), Uniforms Exposed: From Conformity to Transgression (Berg Publishers, 2005), and Fashion: The Key Concepts (Berg Publishers, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Uniforms Exposed : From Conformity to Transgression

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...The Power of Uniforms Why is it that countless instances of transgressive behaviour involve the adoption of some form of uniform as part of the costume or play? Why is it that the markers of discipline, authority and order are spontaneously...

Fashion and Identity of Women Religious

Religion, Dress and the Body : Dress, Body, Culture

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...This chapter focuses on the data of twenty-six Roman Catholic nuns, or as those in non-cloistered orders prefer to be called, women religious, who relinquished religious habits for secular dress. It examines dynamics of personal identity...

Landscapes of Attraction and Rejection: South Asian Aestheticsin Islamic Fashion in London

Emma Tarlo

Emma Tarlo is Professor of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...My contribution to this volume begins with a puzzle. Patterns, textiles and styles from the Indian subcontinent have a strong visual and material presence in British cities. Bustling shopping centres in areas with a large South Asian...

Clothed with Authority

William J. F. Keenan

William J. F. Keenan, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, The Nottingham Trent University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Undressing Religion : Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

Berg, 2000

Book chapter

...This chapter provides a neo-Weberian account of the rationalization of the dress culture of body regulation of a Roman Catholic religious order, the Marist Brothers’ Institute. The Marist case of dress “uniformization” serves to refine...

Transnational Networks of Veiling-fashion between Turkey and Western Europe

Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the autumn of 2008, following a conference on Muslim consumption in Germany, we decided to visit the Berlin branch of Tekbir (God is great), the leading designer and manufacturer of Islamic fashion in Turkey. We had previously...

Cloth and Conversion

Undressing Religion : Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

Berg, 2000

Book chapter

...Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have stripped off the old self with its practices and have clothed yourself with the new self . . .During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in southwestern Nigeria, part...

Made in France: Islamic Fashion Companies on Display

Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Muslim fashion entrepreneurs and designers often wish to reverse negative stereotypes by promoting clothes that suggest that fashion and faith are compatible (Tarlo 2010: 11). Amongst European wearers, designers and retailers of Islamic...

Introduction

Annelies Moors

Annelies Moors is Professor of Social Scientific Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Tarlo

Emma Tarlo is Professor of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The past three decades have seen the growth and spread of debates about the visible presence of Islamic dress in the streets of Europe and North America. These debates, which have accelerated and intensified after 9/11, focus...